Lacrosse is a team sport of Native American origin. It is played with a small ball and a long-handled lacrosse stick, with each team aiming to score in the opposition goal. It is a contact sport which requires protective clothing to be worn and is played by both men and women.
Lacrosse uses speed, coordination, agility and team work. It is a sport that is very popular in the USA and is growing in popularity in the UK thanks to programmes like INTO Lacrosse
which allow people to try the game almost anywhere.